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Score 7.4 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

  • Basecamp ranks higher in 1 feature set: Project Management

Project Management

7.8

Basecamp

78%
7.1

ProofHub

71%
Basecamp ranks higher in 11/14 features

Task Management

8.2
82%
112 Ratings
7.9
79%
2 Ratings

Resource Management

7.8
78%
93 Ratings
6.9
69%
2 Ratings

Gantt Charts

7.2
72%
38 Ratings
7.7
77%
2 Ratings

Scheduling

8.3
83%
89 Ratings
7.0
70%
2 Ratings

Workflow Automation

6.6
66%
66 Ratings
7.3
73%
2 Ratings

Team Collaboration

8.6
86%
112 Ratings
8.4
84%
2 Ratings

Support for Agile Methodology

7.5
75%
46 Ratings
6.4
64%
2 Ratings

Support for Waterfall Methodology

8.0
80%
42 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Document Management

7.8
78%
106 Ratings
7.4
74%
2 Ratings

Email integration

7.9
79%
93 Ratings
6.4
64%
2 Ratings

Mobile Access

8.6
86%
91 Ratings
5.9
59%
2 Ratings

Timesheet Tracking

7.1
71%
42 Ratings
7.3
73%
2 Ratings

Change request and Case Management

7.4
74%
52 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Budget and Expense Management

7.8
78%
38 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Professional Services Automation

7.6

Basecamp

76%

ProofHub

Feature Set Not Supported
N/A
Basecamp ranks higher in 4/4 features

Quotes/estimates

7.9
79%
29 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Invoicing

6.7
67%
25 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Project & financial reporting

8.2
82%
33 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Integration with accounting software

7.7
77%
27 Ratings
N/A
0 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Basecamp is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.4

Basecamp

84%
139 Ratings
6.7

ProofHub

67%
6 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

10.0

Basecamp

100%
27 Ratings
8.8

ProofHub

88%
4 Ratings

Usability

7.8

Basecamp

78%
15 Ratings

ProofHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Availability

10.0

Basecamp

100%
10 Ratings

ProofHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

7.3

Basecamp

73%
8 Ratings

ProofHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

8.6

Basecamp

86%
55 Ratings
7.4

ProofHub

74%
4 Ratings

Online Training

5.0

Basecamp

50%
1 Rating

ProofHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Implementation Rating

7.7

Basecamp

77%
8 Ratings

ProofHub

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Basecamp

Basecamp is a wonderful tool for teams of varying degrees of technical knowledge, teams managing lots of different types of "agifall" and waterfall projects, and teams that are remotely distributed. It's probably less useful for more strictly agile-focused development teams, compared to other more flexible software applications like Jira and Asana.
Andrea Hester | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

It suits well for those businesses who want to operate on a global level without investing too much over creating infrastructure. A business can easily reach out to various clients, customers, partners and other stakeholders and communicate and collaborate with them in a fast and transparent manner and can effectively tap any opportunities coming its way. Such opportunities if
properly implemented can lead to gains for the parties involved.
Steve Buckner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Basecamp

  • Task management - It is very easy to add, organize and discuss tasks within Basecamp's interface.
  • The "Campfire" function is great for communicating when you just have a quick question for someone on the team.
  • Notifications - Basecamp lets you decide how often and about what you'd like to be notified. The ability to respond to messages in Basecamp directly via email saves a lot of time.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

  • The obvious, proofing! We need something in-house that can do this instead of hiring one person for this job. Each person on our marketing team knows how to use it.
  • Organizes team projects in a friendly way.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Basecamp

  • High Learning Curve. It's true that it can be easy to use, but to use well and effectively takes some time to learn. It's recommended to have an agreed-upon system in your team of what tools to use and when.
  • Notification Overload. If people aren't careful they could send a notification to everyone when only a couple people were meant to be prompted. And since emails are sent by default, you could have your mailbox overloaded with unnecessary updates. This is where it takes a bit of training in your team to have an agreed-upon system.
  • Lack of organization with Archived Projects. I will often need to reference an archived project to make a new one, but there is only a list of archived projects in alphabetical order, with no way to organize by archive date, or even search.
Heather Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

  • Proofhub can improve a bit in areas of helping people customize their accounts a bit more. That makes managing work even more easier, when you have things just the way you want them to be.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Basecamp

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$99 per month

Basecamp Editions & Modules

Edition
Basecamp PersonalFree1
Basecamp Business$992
  1. Limited Capabilities
  2. Per Month [Unlimited Users]
Additional Pricing Details

ProofHub

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$15 per month

ProofHub Editions & Modules

Edition
ULTIMATE CONTROL$991
ESSENTIAL$50
  1. per month
  2. none
Additional Pricing Details
At ProofHub, we offer a discount of 20% on monthly billing and 20% + 10% on annual billing on all ProofHub plans to nonprofit organizations.

Likelihood to Renew

Basecamp

Basecamp 10.0
Based on 27 answers
When I bring new people onto a project, it's immediately obvious how to use Basecamp. I don't have to worry about teaching them the features or walking them through it, it's just incredibly user-friendly. For this reason, I'll continue to renew my subscription even as new people are brought onto production jobs or the client changes.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

ProofHub 8.8
Based on 4 answers
With an array of useful features available that solve all our work issues, each department has an access to it. Each one knows what’s going on with different teams. This makes collaboration easier, as different teams just need one tool to come together and get things done. I think this is a great product! it has really helped my company get MUCH better organized.
Brian Atkins | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Basecamp

Basecamp 7.8
Based on 15 answers
Basecamp is a little tricky to learn. I've used it for quite a while but I feel like there's still so much I don't know. It took me a while to learn but having used it in college definitely helped me integrate it into my work career.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Basecamp

Basecamp 10.0
Based on 10 answers
I've never experienced downtime while using Basecamp, or been unable to access it when I needed it. That's not to say they've never had downtime, but I've been lucky enough not to encounter any, and I work odd hours, including late nights when maintenance is often undertaken.
Lisa Keyser | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Basecamp

Basecamp 8.6
Based on 55 answers
For the many reasons I've given, Basecamp is a very strong program. There are a few features I can imagine that might make it even better, but I don't have a basis for comparison to be able to say that there is definitely a better one out there. I've noticed that Basecamp has evolved a bit from the time I started using it until now, so that makes me think that the producer of this program values it and believes in continuous improvement. If you could use the features offered by Basecamp, I would think you could use it with confidence.
Anthony Burke | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

ProofHub 7.4
Based on 4 answers
Great support website and had reps follow up multiple times in our trial process. Getting started was very straightforward and adding people is easy too.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Basecamp

Basecamp 7.7
Based on 8 answers
Decide the process before implementation - i.e. when it's due 8/9 does that mean 8am, noon, 5pm, 11:59pm? Check your to-do list frequentlySet-up templates - just not with the dates (they can be funky)
Jenni Waggoner | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Basecamp

Pretty good, but [Basecamp] has its drawbacks. Honestly I find the interface non-intuitive and sometimes have trouble figuring out how to change the status of a task. Perhaps it has something to do with the way it was originally set up by the admin, but I'm not sure. I liked Jira's drag and drop obvious functionality, but the project management side of the software was lacking. Smartsheet has excellent project management functionality, but the task management isn't as good.
Blake Baron | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

We used Basecamp in the past, but we did encounter some problems while working with it. But these concerns have been better addressed in ProofHub. It has a simple interface which is so easy to operate and this was not the case in Basecamp. ProofHub lets us quickly chat with our team members over various work matters through its inbuilt chat feature and resolve them fast while Basecamp provides this feature through a third-party tool which added to our expenses and it was not a very convenient affair. ProofHub has got an inbuilt proofing tool which allows us to get quality feedback over designs instantly saving our time and costs, whereas Basecamp enables proofing through a third party tool which again was not convenient for us. ProofHub’s casper mode feature helps us to protect privacy and secrecy over confidential issues but Basecamp lacks such an important feature. So ProofHub has more to offer and better too in comparison to Basecamp. (answer to Describe how ProofHub stacks up against them and why you selected ProofHub.
Steve Buckner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Basecamp

  • It has saved me time when having to get the same message out to multiple restaurants
  • It has helped us make smarter operational decisions because we can all collaborate on an answer in a shorter amount of time (instead of calling a meeting!!!)
  • The calendar function allows us to plot out our marketing agenda for the month and add/change it together as needed. The chef will post his recipe, the managers will cost it out, the social media manager will post pictures on it, and ultimately we will get that information out on an info sheet to the staff by printing the page.
Elizabeth Hyman | TrustRadius Reviewer

ProofHub

  • Proofhub has a great impact on our ROI. Due to a systematic approach of handling each clients’ project, we have been able to double the number of clients we had prior to signing up for Proofhub.
Katie Mark | TrustRadius Reviewer

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